Ladies finger or Okra, is known as bhindi in hindi and vendaikai in Tamil. It’s good source of protein, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus folic acid and fibre. It’s low in potassium and sodium, hence can be included for renal patients when the diet has to have restricted sodium and potassium. My family loves bhindi in allRead more about Stuffed Bhindi Masala… Read More!
Chole is a very popular Punjabi dish, a spicy and delicious gravy generally served with bhature or rice. Chick peas are known as Chole or kabuli chana in hindi and konda kadalai in Tamil. I and my daughter are very fond of having Chole and rice for lunch. Few days back I had left overRead more about Aloo Chole… Read More!
Bottle gourd is known as lauki in hindi and suraikai in tamil. It is a very humble vegetable but packed with lots of vitamins and minerals. It’s a very rich source of vitamin C, vit B, vit A, vit K and also rich in manganese, iron, potassium and folate. It’s also very rich source ofRead more about Lauki Coconut Kadhi… Read More!
I made this almond and paneer rice on Vijaya Dasami ( Dussehra). I had lots of chores to be completed and so wanted to make a simple, but wholesome lunch. Also, I did not have much vegetables. It’s like making regular vegetable pulao. Since I wanted the paneer to be crisp, I added the sautéedRead more about Almond and Paneer Rice… Read More!
My family loves paneer. Anything made with paneer is always welcome at home. Yesterday, for lunch, I made Paneer Methi, a new gravy for lunch. Fenugreek leaves are known as methi in hindi and Vendhaya keerai in tamil. Methi leaves are rich source of iron, potassium and vitamin C. This is my own recipe. IRead more about Paneer Methi… Read More!
Few days back, I made this for lunch as I wanted to do an one pot meal. I had been thinking of trying out this recipe for sometime. Inspiration for this recipe is the Grilled Paneer Tikka Sandwich which I had made few months back. As usual the recipe fell in place as I startedRead more about Paneer Tikka Fried Rice… Read More!
My daughter wanted me to make thepla ( Gujarati flat bread/ roti) for lunch today. I had bhindi, so I decided to make a gravy with bhindi ( lady’s finger is known as bhindi in Hindi and vendaikai in Tamil). I saw that I had coconut milk too. That gave the idea to make aRead more about Bhindi Stew… Read More!
Snake gourd known as podalangai in Tamil and chichinda in Hindi, is a very healthy and a humble vegetable, but not a very popular one among kids. It’s low in calories, but rich in fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. It’s mildly laxative, helps in reducing fever and good for people who are diabetic. Few daysRead more about Snake Gourd Paratha… Read More!
Today morning, I bought some fresh and yummy litchis. I wanted to make litchi milkshake as everyone at home loves litchi milkshake. When the opened the fridge to take out some milk, I saw few left over milk pedas. Immediately I got this idea of making instant rabdi to serve with the litchis. It justRead more about Litchi in Instant Rabdi… Read More!
Paneer Bhurji is a very popular North Indian dish. It’s a very delicious dish that can be made in a jiffy. Soft crumbled paneer is cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices. It’s a dry dish which can be served along with roti, paratha, bread or dosa. Few days back, I had made this dish forRead more about Paneer Bhurji… Read More!